• The University of California proposed a 20 percent systemwide cap on nonresident undergraduate enrollment, reports The Los Angeles Times and Inside Higher Ed. The proposal is a response to a threat by lawmakers last year to withhold $18...

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  • Maryland lawmakers are currently considering legislation that would prohibit public and private colleges and universities in the state from asking questions about criminal history on their applications, The Washington Post reported. The ...

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  • President Trump on Tuesday directed the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to enforce the nation's immigration laws more aggressively, expanding the pool of undocumented immigrants targeted for deportation and increasing the ...

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  • College Board Tightens SAT Security

    Posted on February 22 2017

    The College Board, owner of the SAT college entrance exam, on Wednesday announced plans to strengthen security following reports of cheating and test stealing in recent years, the Associated Press reported. The New York-based company ou...

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  • We are all criminals

    Posted on January 9 2017

    What crime have you had the luxury to forget?

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  • AACRAO joined the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and 25 other organizations to send a letter to President-elect Donald Trump in support of extending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The...

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  • College Enrollments Continue to Slide

    Posted on December 21 2016

    According to a new National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report, fall enrollments fell nationally by more than 270,000 students (1.4 percent) compared with a year earlier. Nationwide enrollments began their slide in 2012 and hav...

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  • Republicans, Trump Soften Tone on DREAMers

    Posted on December 15 2016

    GOP lawmakers now say they will help support the roughly 740,000 young undocumented immigrants (so-called Dreamers) granted work permits through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, reports Politico. DACA was enact...

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  • Overall national college completion rates are increasing after a two-year decrease, according to new data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC). As reported by Inside Higher Ed and the NSCRC, the overall six-ye...

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  • The number of high school graduates is expected to drop significantly—by 81,000 students (or 2.3 percent)—in 2017, according to new projections from the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE).   ...

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